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Google Considering Fine Tune App Permissions for Android

Have you ever thought why your banking app needs your GPS location, or why your certain games need the ability to make phone calls? Well, Google has stated that it is planning to give you full control over granular permissions for apps over the course of time. 

Android has always been all or nothing when it comes to giving apps access permission to your phone, despite showing you every single element of your phone that an app is using. Google software engineer Dianne Hackborn confessed that this precise issue has been an ongoing discussion at Google, and it is now trying to give fine tuning control to users.

While this idea is certainly on the to-do list, it could still be a while until the feature is actually present on Android devices. The main concern for apps are how they will function in terms of stability if their critical permissions are retracted. Imagine how the popular messaging app "Whatsapp" would react if you refuse full network communications and stop its account authenticator; apps are not designed as yet to deal with such errors, possibly resulting in a full system malfunction. 

Do you think that Google should allow app permissions to be adjusted at the risk of system instability, or should users use apps with a 'Do or do not' mentality? Tell us what you think below in the comments.